Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Ove Andsnes

Elbphilharmonie Summer

This concert has already taken place! € 68.00 | 57.00 | 41.00 | 20.00 | 10.00
This concert has already taken place! € 68.00 | 57.00 | 41.00 | 20.00 | 10.00

»A pianist entirely free of airs and graces,« wrote the Süddeutsche Zeitung about him. And it’s true that Leif Ove Andsnes is one of the most inconspicuous of today’s great keyboard artists. The Norwegian pianist has a penchant for out-of-the-ordinary repertoire: at his last appearance he played Sibelius, now he turns his attention to Benjamin Britten.

Britten was a brilliant pianist, and he wrote his piano concerto, which later sank into oblivion, for his own use in 1938. He described the concerto as »simple and direct in form« after he had subjected it to a thorough reworking in 1945. It is now seen as a bravura piece, and has gained increasing international recognition in the last few years.

The Britten is framed by Wagner’s dramatic overture to his opera »The Flying Dutchman« and by Sibelius’s Second Symphony, whose popularity rests largely on the brilliant final movement.

Performers

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Leif Ove Andsnes piano

conductor Edward Gardner

Programme

Richard Wagner
Ouvertüre zu »Der fliegende Holländer«

Benjamin Britten
Konzert für Klavier und Orchester op. 13

- Interval -

Jean Sibelius
Sinfonie Nr. 2 D-Dur op. 43


Zugabe des Solisten:

Jean Sibelius
Nocturne e-Moll / aus: Zehn Stücke op. 24
Romanze aus: Zehn Stücke op. 24

Zugabe des Orchesters:

Edvard Grieg
Ases Tod: aus
Zug der Zwerge op. 54/3 aus: Lyrische Stücke

Estimated end time
22:00

Festival

Elbphilharmonie Summer

Promoter: HamburgMusik

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Visiting in the age of corona

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One before the concert

A public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie

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Before the concert

In the Grand Hall and Recital Hall foyers

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